Outstanding and Important Gateleg Table, Classic RI Turnings, Original Red
Rhode Island, Circa 1710 to 1740
This rare example remains in excellent original condition
Maple and white pine
Literature: This table is pictured and discussed in American Furniture, Luke Beckerdite, Chipstone Foundation, 2005. Early Rhode Island Turning by Erick Kyle Gronning and Andrew Carr, pages 2 to 21; figures 20 and 21.
Provenance: Gustave J. S. White, Inc., Portsmouth, Rhode Island; sold to John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to E. Martin Wunsch, New York; sold to a private collection, by 2006.
Documented: The Rhode Island Furniture Archive at the Yale University Art Gallery
[Object number: RIF579]
(Hinges replaced, other very minor imperfections; H: 27.25"; top leaves down: 41 by 16.25"; top leaves up: 41 by 49.75")
Table, Gateleg, William and Mary, Boston Area, Outstanding Turnings & Surface Date/Period: 1715-1740
Measurement: Height: 27.5"; top: leaves up: 41" x 47.25"; leaves down: 41" x 12.25"
Material: Maple and white pine
Condition: Very good, as expected, trivial tight shrinkage cracks to top, historic surface.
Additional Information: An oval table with falling leaves; beaded frame with drawer;
base of bold block, vase and ring turned legs joined by similarly turned stretchers raised
on original feet. The turnings are crisp and perfectly balanced.
Antique Gateleg Table, William and Mary, Robust Turnings, Good Color
Massachusetts, Circa 1730
A choice small size table having falling leaves, the oval top above straight skirt retaining original drawer:
the frame joining block, mirrored vase, and ring turned legs which are joined by similarly turned robust
stretchers. The table rests on original feet. Any minor imperfections commensurate with age and use.
(Height: 27.25"; top leaves up: 36 x 46.5"; top leaves down: 36 x 14.75")
Antique Dining Table, Sheraton Drop-leaf, Turned Swing Legs, New England Date/Period: Circa 1815
Measurement: Height: 29"; Top up: 48.25" x 57.75"; top down: 48.25" x 19"
Condition: Very good
Additional Information: The rectangular top with conforming leaves above a banded
[inlayed] straight apron, raised on turned legs.
Tuckaway Table, Large Dining Size, Robust Turnings, Gateleg, Arched Shoe Feet
Possibly Hudson River Valley Date/Period: 18th Century - SOLD
Measurement: Height: 27.5"; Top diameter: 47"
Condition: Very Good
Additional Information: A most unusual and likely unique generously proportioned
table…the round top pivots on a swing leg frame that nests within outer frame
[legs/stretcher] resting on well-arched cutout trestle feet. The substantial legs featuring
block, vase, and ring turnings are joined by equally substantial sausage and ring turned
stretchers having blocked ends and centers. The table displays good color and patina.
Table, Queen Anne Drop Leaf Dining Table, Rectangular, Pad Feet, Cabriole Legs
Massachusetts, Removed From Cobb Family Homestead in Barnstable, Mass
A lovely example in great color and fine original condition
The rectangular top with straight leaves above a shaped apron with carved returns and raised on cabriole legs ending in bold platform pad feet. (Ex-Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan; H: 28.25", top with leaves down: 16.5 by 46", top with leaves up: 45.5 by 46")
Table, Chippendale/Hepplewhite Transitional Drop Leaf Dining Table
New England, Likely Massachusetts, Circa 1780 to 1790
The Rectangular top on "Chippendale" style shaped apron joining string-inlaid "Hepplewhite" style legs; old, likely original surface.
(Good condition commensurate with age and use, few minor and scattered light scratches; 200-years of dark patina to center board; top would benefit from being "rubbed-out", else fine (H: 27.5", top with leaves down: 17 by 47.25", top with leaves up: 47.25 by 47.25").
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